Manchester United have reportedly been told to pay £85m to complete the transfer of Leicester City defender Harry Maguire.
The Red Devils have been strongly linked with a move for the England international over the past year, though this summer the club does seem a lot more serious about striking a deal with The Foxes.
A centre-back signing should be seen as a priority and Maguire is better than all of the defenders who are currently at the club.
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Last season United slumped down to sixth after some shocking form.
It doesn’t help when your defence ends up conceding 54 league goals – the most ever conceded by United in a single Premier League campaign.
But Maguire is overpriced with an £85m price tag, as reported by The Sun, and a possible swap including Argentina international Marcos Rojo has also been dismissed.
The report claims United have a clear run at the 26-year-old, despite claims Man City were interested.
While this could spend the end of the Chucke Brothers in defence, I do feel United are getting bad value for their money. They could identify better defenders for cheaper if they looked hard enough.